Librivox recording of Celtic Fairy Tales selected and edited by Joseph Jacobs. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. Celtic Fairy Tales is a collection of 25 folk and fairy stories collected from Ireland and Scotland. At what I imagine is the Frontispiece, or the dedication page, is the phrase: "SAY THIS /Three times, with your eyes shut_/ 'Mothuighim boladh an Éireannaigh bhinn bhreugaigh faoi m'fhóidín dúthaigh.' And you will see/What you will see" A loose translation of this Gaelic... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fairy tales, fiction, Irish folklore, Celtic Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Celtic Folk and Fairy Tales, by Joseph Jacobs, editor. A collection of folk and fairy tales from the Emerald Isle. There is an earlier version of this book - Celtic Fairy Tales, but this recording was done from a different book in Project Gutenberg. Same book, new readers! (Summary by Ann Boulais) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this... Topics: librivox, audiobook, fairy tales, Celts. Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
These stories were selected from those collected and edited by Joseph Jacobs. Reading these stories gave me a chance to regress to the accent I heard as a child in the Outer Mission District of San Francisco. Those parts of the stories written in dialect use yez for you and axe for ask and I don't recall hearing that in San Francisco. Of the Celts, the Irish were the ones who truly savored stories. And they would take a tale from the middle east or Germany and make it Irish. The text for these... Topics: Celtic, Fairy Tales, children's stories
byJacobs, Joseph, 1854-1916, ed; Batten, John Dickson, 1860-1932, illus
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Topics: Fairy tales, Tales, Fairy tales, Celts, Folklore Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=82wAAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
LibriVox recording of Polish Fairy Tales, by A. J. Glinski These are selections from a large collection made by A. J. Glinski, printed at Wilna in 1862. These fairy tales come from a far past and may even date from primitive times. They represent the folklore current among the peasantry of the Eastern provinces of Poland, and also in those provinces usually known as White Russia. They were set down by Glinski just as they were related to him by the peasants. In the translation it was of course... Topics: fairy tales, polish, pole, librivox, audiobook Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Celtic Twilight by William Butler Yeats. Read in English by Shakira Searle; Arie; russellhughes; Jordan Heron; John O'Riordan; Luna Pierson; KHand; Tim Rainey; Anusha Iyer; Robert Dixon; John Van Stan; Simon Smoke; Kathy Wright; JamesMcAndrew; Glenn O'Brien; MaryAnne; ImkeStevens; Max Wainer; MaryAnn; and Erin B. Lillis. I have desired, like every artist, to create a little world out of the beautiful, pleasant, and significant things of this marred and clumsy world,... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fairy, Celtic, Ireland, Yeats, twilight
LibriVox recording of The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales for my Children by Charles Kingsley. The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales for my Children by Charles Kingsley is a collection of three Greek mythology stories: Perseus, The Argonauts, and Theseus. The author had a great fondness for Greek fairy tales and believed the adventures of the characters would inspire children to achieve higher goals with integrity. (summary by Laura Caldwell) For further information, including links to online text,... Topics: audio books, children, heroes, fairy tales, kingsley, librivox Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
A traditional fairy story from the Isle of Skye, originally collected by W.Y Evans-Wentz in the early part of the twentieth century, and which was published in his book "The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries." It includes references to the fairy practice of abducting human children, and also of the fair folk's gift of prophecy. Told by storyteller Dale Jarvis, recorded January 11, 2007 Topics: storytelling, storyteller, dale jarvis, dale gilbert jarvis, spoken word, fairy tales, fairies,...
The Original Celtic Renaissance. The Bards perform traditional and original Scottish and Irish music. Host the Great Celtic CD Giveaway. In February, 1999, Marc Gunn and Andrew McKee joined together to perform at the Excalibur Fantasy Faire in Smithville, Texas to form the Brobdingnagian Bards. They combined their unique instruments--autoharp, recorder, and mandolin--together to form a unique sound they dubbed 'Celtic Renaissance'. Following in the great bardic tradition, the Bards perpetuate... Topic: Brobdingnagian Bards
A collection of educational essays and interviews focusing on mythology, folk lore, fairy tales distributed as a podcast. The essays were written and recorded by Gregory Lemon. The interviews were conducted by Gregory Lemon. For more information, please visit: www.SigmaMediaProductions.com Topics: Mythology, Folk Lore, Fairy Tales, Monomyth, Greek, Roman, Celtic
The Appalachian "Tale of Red Emmy" presented in the novel "Oral History" by Lee Smith (1983), reveals both an Irish origin and an American transformation. Granny Younger, one of Smith's narrators, tells of a curse visited on four generations of the Cantrell family after Almarine Cantrell chanced upon the witch Red Emmy in the wilds of the Appalachian Mountains, lay with her, and rejected her because she was a witch. Irish or Celtic motifs found in the tale include the... Topics: ERIC Archive, Cultural Background, Cultural Influences, Fables, Literary Criticism, Motifs, Novels,...
03-19-08: The affably depraved Dr. Ry-Ry, DM reads stories and haikus Dr. Ry-Ry, DM's body of work... Some find it disturbing, others find it enlightening. You find it read live, here on the Sound Circus Spectacular! Plus rad tunes. Playlist as follows. 1. STAR DESTROYER - Ron Weasley Is A Tool -- R. Doug Moll reads some haikus -- 2. Panther Attack! - Stands About, With Dumb Look On Face 3. OSO - Battle Ground 4. Raymond Scott â Twinkies -- R. Doug Moll reads his short story âGary And Bootsâ... Topics: cap'n, devon, sound, circus, spectacular, radio, show, kcsb, ryan, moll, post, rock, live,...
03-19-08: The affably depraved Dr. Ry-Ry, DM reads stories and haikus Dr. Ry-Ry, DM's body of work... Some find it disturbing, others find it enlightening. You find it read live, here on the Sound Circus Spectacular! Plus rad tunes. Playlist as follows. 1. STAR DESTROYER - Ron Weasley Is A Tool -- R. Doug Moll reads some haikus -- 2. Panther Attack! - Stands About, With Dumb Look On Face 3. OSO - Battle Ground 4. Raymond Scott â Twinkies -- R. Doug Moll reads his short story âGary And Bootsâ... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: cap'n, devon, sound, circus, spectacular, radio, show, kcsb, ryan, moll, post, rock, live,...